Volume 82: Patriot Day and Generation Z

Over the past couple of months, different members of Team Oberg have given our advice on how to communicate with each of our generations. This has been a fun exercise, but is obviously a fluid undertaking because generations in the industry are constantly shifting. Baby Boomers make up the majority of the corrugated industry currently, … Continue reading Volume 82: Patriot Day and Generation Z

Volume 81: Communicating with Millennials

This article continues our series discussing inter-generational communication. Hello, Corrugated Industry! My name is Kalman Kreitman, and I’ve been Director of Operations here at O&A for about 6 years. I also lead the O&A recruiting effort in the paper industry. Why is the corrugated industry hearing from me, then? Well, I fit the Millennial definition … Continue reading Volume 81: Communicating with Millennials

Volume 80: GenX Communication

(This Article Continues our series on Inter-Generational Communication.) As I mentioned in the opening of this series, I consider myself a Xennial, a bridge generation between Generation X and the Millennials. If I had to choose one of the traditional generations, though, based on the year of my birth, I’d be Generation X. Generation X … Continue reading Volume 80: GenX Communication

Volume 61: Be Better, Leadership

"Our management does nothing but scream and yell. They aren’t looking to solve problems; they’re looking to assign blame.” “The morale in this place feels like a prison. Coming to  work every day is a beating.” “I think the leadership here knows what they’re doing, but they don’t even listen to our ideas. I’m on … Continue reading Volume 61: Be Better, Leadership

Volume 58: Safe Environments People Get to Go Home From

If I had a dime for every time I heard an HR person or Plant Manager tell me that Safety was their number one priority, I could probably stop coming into work. It’s on bulletin boards everywhere, and it’s the biggest thing that these facilities advertise: Safety is #1! And then I go on a … Continue reading Volume 58: Safe Environments People Get to Go Home From